Mining Lease - South Australia


You will need a mining lease if you intend to conduct mining operations, and remove and sell minerals. Mining leases can be an:

  • extractive minerals lease
  • mineral lease.

Minerals include:

  • extractive minerals (sand, gravel stone, shell, shale or clay)
  • metallic minerals (e.g. cobalt, gold, silver, etc.)
  • energy minerals (coal or uranium)
  • industrial minerals (e.g. graphite, rare earth elements, salt, etc.).

Persons intending to mine for chrysophrase are advised to contact the agency for further information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


Up to 21 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Mineral Resources Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

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